Sir Charles Edmonstone (1764-1821) by Unknown Artist, date unknown

Oil portrait of Sir Charles Edmonstone, 2nd Baronet (1764-1821) and 12th of Dunreath. Colzium was acquired from Daniel Campbell of Shawfield's grandson by Sir Archibald Edmonstone of Duntreath around 1782. Colzium House was build as the Edmonstone's primary residence in 1783 and was extended in 1861. The Edmonstone family began to sell the estate in lots after the First World War.

Museum reference:
CUKDM-1979-20
On display:
Colzium House
Associated with:
Edmonstone, Charles, Sir · Colzium House, Kilsyth · Colzium was acquired from Daniel Campbell of Shawfield's grandson by Sir Archibald Edmonstone of Duntreath c. 1782. Colzium House was build as the Edmonstone's primary residence c.1783 and was extended in 1861. The Edmonstone family began to sell the estate in lots after WWI. In 1930, the house and policies were sold to W. Mackay Lennox, solicitor and Town Clerk to Burgh of Kilsyth.
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